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Contributor: James Lloyd-Townshend, CEO and Chairman - Frank Recruitment Group | Published: 1 August 2022
Nearly three quarters (72%) of tech workers are highly sceptical about companies which do not give an indication around salary in job ads, and more than half (57%) would avoid applying for a role which simply described pay as ‘competitive’.
Contributor: Dominic Harvey, Director - CWJobs | Published: 3 June 2022
People may be willing to condone statements they know to be false and even spread misinformation on social media if they believe those statements could become true in the future, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Contributor: Katherine Novak - American Psychological Association | Published: 28 April 2022
Animal jobs, trade positions, and front line healthcare jobs are some of the most sought after roles of 2022, according to new research from smarter job search engine Adzuna.
Contributor: Paul Lewis - Adzuna | Published: 5 March 2022
“With a record number of workers leaving their jobs for new opportunities, job seekers are eager to find roles that support hybrid working”
Contributor: Robert Ordever - O.C. Tanner Europe | Published: 21 December 2021
This is a story from hackajob – the tech recruitment platform, with new research which looks at the expectations of workers in the technology industry post-pandemic.
The research points to mismatched expectations between employers and potential employees:
• While businesses think workers most want hybrid working (76%) the same is not true of job seekers
• When asked about the benefits they want from a job, more than seven in ten (72%) recruits say remote working, while just half (55%) agree with employers that a hybrid working model is preferable
• Half (50%) of tech businesses think it is harder to build a strong team remotely
• Among recruits, just 22% think working from home negatively affects office culture
Contributor: Archie Garber | Published: 9 October 2021
As the Job Retention Scheme enters its final weeks, only 11% of workers still on furlough are searching urgently for a new job, according to new research from the world’s largest job site Indeed.
The labour market has rebounded strongly since the end of lockdown, with the unemployment rate falling to 4.7% and job postings surging past pre-pandemic levels. However, at the same time, employers across a range of sectors are struggling to fill vacancies.
Over half of people currently out of work are not actively seeking a new job, while many unemployed workers are being selective about what they apply for because they have a sufficient financial cushion.
Contributor: Jack Kennedy, UK economist - Indeed | Published: 20 August 2021
Graduate hiring was hard hit by the pandemic and has been slow to recover. Many employers simply stopped creating entry-level positions and focused hiring instead on senior leaders to help steer them through the pandemic storms, as well as filling urgent open roles. But things seem to be bouncing back just in time for the class of 2021, with our data showing 10 consecutive weeks of growth in graduate hiring and vacancies are finally returning to healthy levels.
Contributor: Andrew Hunter, Co-founder - Adzuna | Published: 29 July 2021
New research conducted at the end of last year by recruitment firm Hays alongside the Chartered Institute of Marketing, has provided new insights into marketers’ views towards the workplace and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Contributor: Clare Kemsley, Managing Director - Hays Marketing | Published: 20 May 2021
A report from Handshake shows half of businesses believe the shift towards online networks driven by the pandemic presents a chance to level the playing field – but in reality, the UK is seeing a swathe of inclusion problems dubbed “netpotism” – tapping into existing contacts online like family friends, former colleagues and school networks.
Contributor: Dimitar Stanimiroff, General Manager EMEA - Handshake | Published: 19 April 2021